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459253
Holy Face

Holy Face

Gerard David (Netherlandish, Oudewater ca. 1455–1523 Bruges)

Date: ca. 1485–90
Accession Number: 1975.1.2486

451402

"The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari

Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif

Date: dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
Accession Number: 57.51.23

450486
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Date: late 13th–early 14th century
Accession Number: 42.63

459208
Adoration of the Shepherds

Adoration of the Shepherds

Francesco di Marco Marmitta da Parma (Emilian, 1457–1505)

Date: ca. 1500
Accession Number: 1975.1.2491

477499
Jaharis Byzantine Lectionary

Jaharis Byzantine Lectionary

Date: ca. 1100
Accession Number: 2007.286

454015
Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves

Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves

Date: ca. 1550–70
Accession Number: 2000.424

453183
The House of Bijapur

The House of Bijapur

Painting by Kamal Muhammad (active 1680s)

Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 1982.213

452111

"The Feast of Sada", Folio 22v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)

Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.2

459254
Self-portrait

Self-portrait

Simon Bening (Netherlandish, Ghent (?) 1483/84–1561 Bruges)

Date: 1558
Accession Number: 1975.1.2487

456074
Bifolium from the

Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)

Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Accession Number: 2007.191

451270

"Shah Jahan on a Terrace, Holding a Pendant Set With His Portrait", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

Painting by Chitarman (active ca. 1627–70)

Date: recto: 1627–28; verso: ca. 1530–50
Accession Number: 55.121.10.24

470309
The Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux, Queen of France

The Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux, Queen of France

Jean Pucelle (French, active Paris, 1319–34)

Date: ca. 1324–28
Accession Number: 54.1.2

446560

"A King Offers to Make Amends to a Bereaved Mother", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi

Amir Khusrau Dihlavi (1253–1325)

Date: 1597–98
Accession Number: 13.228.26

459207
The Right Hand of God Protecting the Faithful against the Demons

The Right Hand of God Protecting the Faithful against the Demons

Jean Fouquet (French, Tours ca. 1425–ca. 1478 Tours)

Date: ca. 1452–1460
Accession Number: 1975.1.2490

451400

"Preparing Medicine from Honey", Folio from a Dispersed Manuscript of an Arabic Translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides

'Abdullah ibn al-Fadl

Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Accession Number: 57.51.21

449534
Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)

Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)

Date: ca. 1555–60
Accession Number: 38.149.2

451332

"Men Treading Grapes", Folio from a Materia Medica of Dioscorides

Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Accession Number: 56.20

466198
Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: Christ in Majesty with Angels and  the Angel of God Directs Saint John to Write the Book of Revelation

Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: Christ in Majesty with Angels and the Angel of God Directs Saint John to Write the Book of Revelation

Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 1991.232.3

451405
'Saz'-style Drawing of a Dragon amid Foliage

'Saz'-style Drawing of a Dragon amid Foliage

Shah Quli (active 1520–66)

Date: ca. 1540–50
Accession Number: 57.51.26

452112

"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 23v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)

Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.3

451286

"Rosette Bearing the Names and Titles of Shah Jahan", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

Date: recto: ca. 1645; verso: ca. 1630–40
Accession Number: 55.121.10.39

454661
Folio from the

Folio from the "Tashkent Qur'an"

Date: late 8th–early 9th century
Accession Number: 2004.87

453336
A Stallion

A Stallion

Painting by Habiballah of Sava (active ca. 1590–1610)

Date: ca. 1601–6
Accession Number: 1992.51

451268

"Akbar With Lion and Calf", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

Painting by Govardhan (active ca. 1596–1645)

Date: verso: ca. 1630; recto: ca. 1530–50
Accession Number: 55.121.10.22

451203
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Ahmad ibn al-Suhrawardi al-Bakri (d. 1320–21)

Date: dated A.H. 707/ A.D. 1307–8
Accession Number: 55.44

454611
Calligraphic Galleon

Calligraphic Galleon

'Abd al-Qadir Hisari

Date: dated A.H. 1180/ A.D. 1766–67
Accession Number: 2003.241

448281
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.23

451725

"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)

Painting by Habiballah of Sava (active ca. 1590–1610)

Date: ca. 1600
Accession Number: 63.210.11

591859
Autographs and Sketches from Artist Friends to Samuel P. Avery

Autographs and Sketches from Artist Friends to Samuel P. Avery

Author: Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (American, New York 1822–1904 New York)

Date: 1874–1880
Accession Number: 272.4 Au8

452037

"Khusrau Hunting", Folio from Khusrau and Shirin

Written by Hatifi

Date: dated A.H. 904/A.D. 1498–99
Accession Number: 69.27

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